New location, same old Conor McGregor. The self-anointed king of combat sports hit New York City last night with all of the trademark ferocity and farce we have come to expect, turning the final pre-fight press conference for UFC 205 into an off-Broadway pantomime.
Insurer Aviva has announced price hikes to its policies ranging from 5.5% to 10%, It is being reported that Paul O’Connell will sign a two-year deal with Toulon, and Irish WWE wrestler Sheamus is set to star as one of the main villains in the next Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie.
A mixed week at the upper echelons of the bullshit trade. We lost one of the greats. It says much about the business The Ultimate Warrior was involved in that many people took time to be convinced he was really dead and that the announcement wasn’t a stunt.
Hulk Hogan thought about taking his own life in 2007, after he began to realise his body couldn't cope with the same ring rigours it used to, his reality TV show 'Hogan Knows Best' reality show - co-starring his wife Linda, and children Brooke and Nick - was cancelled and his marriage was heading for divorce.
WHEN American wrestling comes to Waterford next week, it will be bringing all the colour and controversy that’s made the sport so hugely popular in the US. Mixing its typical pomp and razzmatazz, the event is advertised as “epic encounters inside the ring like nothing you have seen before”.